1980 Jesse Barish – Mercury Shoes

Mercury Shoes is the second album by Jesse Barish. It was released in 1980

Jesse Barish is a musician composer, most notable for composing the songs “Count On Me” for Jefferson Starship and “Hearts”, “Atlanta Lady (Something About Your Love)”, and “Do It for Love” for Marty Balin, former lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship.


1  Mercury Shoes (Jesse Barish) 3:09
2  Too Hip To Be Happy (Jesse Barish) 3:48
3  Love Is A Chain (Jesse Barish) 2:54
4  Street Music (Jesse Barish) 2:54
5  Rock N’ Roll Thing (Jesse Barish) 2:55
6  Watermelon Dreams (Jesse Barish) 5:16
7  Valley Of A Thousand Dreams (Jesse Barish) 3:30
8  Badman (Jesse Barish) 4:21
9  Shine On The Rain (Jesse Barish) 4:02


BassDoug Killmer
DrumsJay David
GuitarJames Ralston
GuitarJohnny De Caro
GuitarJohn Hug
GuitarJesse Barish
Acoustic GuitarJohn Hug
MoogGreg Phillinganes
FluteJesse Barish
PercussionSteve Forman
PercussionTommy Vig
Background VocalsDoug Killmer
Background VocalsJay David
Background VocalsAustin De Lone
Background VocalsMarty Balin
VocalsJesse Barish

Other Musicians

4   Street Music

SaxAlto Reed

Liner Notes

Producer – Marty Balin, John Hug
Production Manager (Assistant) – Lorna Grant
Engineer – Matt Hyde
Engineer (Second) – Alex Kash, Rick Sanchez, Tony D’Amico

Art Direction, Design – George Corsillo, Tim Bryant
Photography – Ron Slenzak

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Recorded At Cherokee Studios
Recorded At Record Plant, Sausalito
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Phonographic Copyright RCA Records
Copyright RCA Records